Zombies are People Too!

Today’s righteous indignation is brought to you by @jwlucasnc who was kind enough to forward me the very best of her spam messages.

At first, I was pleased when I saw the title of the email in my inbox, “Zombies Make Over $5 Billion in the US.” I thought it was nice that zombies can be financially successful. I am not sure how many zombies there are in the United States, but even if there were a billion, that would pencil out nicely. I was a little surprised the luxury car market wasn’t targeting them more.

Then, my pride in Zombie accomplishment fell quickly into distain. This was not a message about helping zombies, or rejoicing in their success. This was a marketing ploy implemented by GoGo Training, taking advantage of zombies to sell Android Programming Classes. Calling zombies stupid and brainless, the GoGo Training specialists encourage you to become a Master Android Programmer solely for the purpose of deteriorating fragile zombie-human relations. The ad links to games showing zombies slouching across the screens of various phone platforms with vacant eyes. Do you know how hard it must be to walk around craving brains all the time with your limbs falling off? Zombism is a real issue, NOT a marketing tool.

A shirt to help Zombies keep up with their limbs… because I’m altruistic.

We should be promoting zombie tolerance rather than hatred. I encourage you, this Halloween, to rejoice in our diversity. Do NOT take advantage of the “Zombie Eating Halloween Special” at GoGo Training. Why would you want to save $100 off Android Programming classes when you will end up stuck in a room with a bunch of dickheads waiting to kill you if your arm happens to fall off? You wouldn’t.

I am sure you now all recognize there absolutely no need to make lives of the local zombies more difficult by pummeling them with bullets, grenades, and buckshot. However, I must admit that I did stop being indignant enough to consider calling the GoGo Training “Zombie Hot Line.” Not to sign up for a course catalog, as recommended, but to report zombie sightings. My guess is the people running that phone line have had a hell of a day.

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About lgalaviz
All of this hardly seems necessary.

8 Responses to Zombies are People Too!

  1. Having just been a zombie myself for a week, I can sympathise. It's no fun shuffling around, no longer able to digest human food.And now, even CDC has jumped on the zombie marketing band wagon (bit.ly/u5pxPU), using the threat of zombie attacks to teach humans about pandemics. Disgraceful and insulting for us zombies!

  2. Em says:

    I read that as her forwarding you her sperm messages and thought, you sure you want those?I really have to get a grip.

  3. Em says:

    PS I LOVE has anyone seen my arm.

  4. LGalaviz says:

    To your credit, most spam messages do end up having something to do with sperm.

  5. Maryann says:

    HILARIOUS!!!!!! Hope you had a fun (and zombie-filled??) "All Hallows Eve"!!Hugs,Maryann

  6. Melinda says:

    Ha Ha! I love the shirt!! How appropriate for zombies. That would be a best seller.

  7. Kelley says:

    Ha! This funny post is unfortunately making me recall a post I read earlier today about appendages from zombies falling off. I am going to throw up all over again!!

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